Candle or Mirror?

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Novelist Edith Wharton said, “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”

She could, however, be a bit narrow-minded. When she tried to read Ulysses, she said: “Until the raw ingredients of a pudding make a pudding, I shall never believe that the raw material of sensation and thought can make a work of art without the cook’s intervening.”


What’s in a Name?

Hector Hugh Munro wrote as H.H. Munro, or “Saki”. When he died in the trenches of World War I, his last words were, “For Christ’s sake, put that cigarette out!”

Who is Chloe Anthony Wofford?

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